Astral CEO says government ‘will cut it off by the legs’
Poultry group reports first annual loss in its 23-year history
The government “will cut you off by the legs”, Astral CEO Chris Schutte said on Monday at the release of the chicken producer’s first unprofitable annual results.
Astral, SA’s largest poultry producer, said farmers received no government support for the cost of culling in response to the avian flu outbreak, and then were threatened with reduced duties on imported chicken...
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